The Effects of Direct Renin Inhibitor, Aliskiren, on Arterial Hypertension, Chronic Kidney Disease and Cardiovascular Disease: Optimal Pharma-cotherapy

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The renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) plays pivotal roles in the pathogenesis of progression of arterial hypertension, chronic kidney disease (CKD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Previous studies suggested that a direct renin inhibitor, aliskiren, may be effective for blood pressure lowering, renoprotection and cardiovascular protection. This review focuses on the effects of aliskiren for arterial hypertension, CKD and CVD.

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